Archive: 26/08/2011

New research increases understanding of learning, memory

(Medical Xpress) -- New international research on how fruit flies learn to ignore a constant smell, which increases understanding of behavioural habituation, has been recently published in the leading international journal ...

Hand-held unit to detect cancer in poorer countries

An engineering researcher and a global health expert from Michigan State University are working on bringing a low-cost, hand-held device to nations with limited resources to help physicians detect and diagnose cancer.

Sensor chip for monitoring tumors

A chip implant may soon be capable of monitoring tumors that are difficult to operate on or growing slowly. Medical engineers at Technische Universitaet Muenchen have developed an electronic sensor chip that can determine ...

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